Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam arrested in Brussels

| Friday, March 18, 2016 - 23:36
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Paris attacks

Islamic group ISIS had claimed responsibility for the attacks

Brussels:  The November 13, 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was shot in the leg and arrested in a large police operation here on Friday, reported Xinhua cited Belgian television chain RTBF.
On the night of November 13th, Paris encountered one of the most deadly terrorist attacks which resulted in the death of more than 160 people. Up to hundreds were injured in an apparently coordinated series of gun and suicide bomb attacks in the French capital.
Eight of the attackers are dead with 7 of them dead in suicide bombings. Islamic group ISIS had claimed responsibility for the attacks.
France’s president, François Hollande, had declared a state of emergency and shut the country’s borders. A three-day mourning had been declared following the deadly attacks. 
One of the main targeted places in Paris by the terrorist was the Bataclan theatre and concert hall where gunmen took up to 100 people hostage and later killed them.
(With inputs from IANS) 

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